Kroger commits US$3m to help combat food insecurity during COVID-19 pandemic

USA – The Kroger Company, America’s largest grocery retailer through its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation, has announced a US$3 million commitment to rapidly deploy hunger-relief resources to communities disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus […]

Kroger teams up with Ocado in opening new distribution facility in the US

USA – The Kroger Company, America’s largest grocery retailer has partnered with British online grocer, Ocado in setting up and operating a new Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC) located in Frederick, Maryland. The facility will support Kroger’s […]

Kroger launches new meat alternative product, plans 50 additional plant-based foods this year

USA – The Kroger Co. has launched Simple Truth Emerge: Plant Based Fresh Meats, an expansion of Simple Truth line that offers burger patties, and plans to introduce 50 additional plant-based foods this year. Available […]

Kroger partners with PBFA in piloting plant-based meat retail concept

USA – The American retailing company, Kroger has teamed up with Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) to test a plant-based meat concept within its conventional meat department in 60 stores. The retail concept will run […]

Kroger agrees to sell Turkey Hill business to private equity firm Peak Rock

USA – Kroger has announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its beverages business, Turkey Hill to an affiliate of Texas based private equity firm, Peak Rock Capital for an undisclosed sum. As […]

Kroger grows delivery footprint by 50% after partnership with Instacart

USA – Kroger, an American retailing company, has expanded its same-day grocery delivery services through its partnership with Instacart, announcing a 50% delivery footprint after the partnership deal. According to FoodDive, the company announced it […]

Kroger and Nuro begin driverless grocery delivery tests in the US

USA – One of the largest supermarket chains in America, Kroger together with its technology partner Nuro have started testing driverless grocery delivery at a single Fry’s Food Store in Scottsdale, Arizona. The driverless deliveries […]

Kroger partners with Alibaba to sell groceries online across China

CHINA – Kroger, an American retailing company, has made plans to sell products on Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba, the latest decision in a series of initiatives to bolster its digital business. According to CNBC, Kroger […]

Supermarket chain Kroger launches personalized nutrition app

USA – The American retailer, Kroger Co. has unveiled a personalized nutrition mobile platform OptUp, a wellness app that provides customers with nutritional information on the produce they purchase at the grocery stores. With the app, […]